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EDUARDO NUNEZ RUMORS

Eduardo Nunez Plays Unlikely Hero Role for Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins hosted the AL West-leading Houston Astros this weekend in what was arguably the biggest series of the year for Minnesota. First-year manager Paul Molitor wound up putting scarcely used utility man Eduardo Nunez‘s name on the lineup card as a starter in both the first and third games of the series after designated hitter Miguel Sano and third baseman Trevor Plouffe...
Via Baseball Essential
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nunez, Twins hand Houston problems, post key 3-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night. Gibson (9-9) gave up four hits, struck out four and walked three. Kevin Jepsen picked up his ninth save, giving the Twins their seventh win in their last eight games to surge back into wild card...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nunez homers, Twins take opener against Astros 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Nunez homered and Kyle Gibson pitched 5 2-3 scoreless innings to help the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Friday night. Gibson (9-9) gave up four hits, struck out four and walked three. Kevin Jepsen picked up his ninth save, giving the Twins their seventh win in their last eight games to surge back into wild card...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bases loaded groundout to Eduardo Nunez who inexplicably ... throws to first!

Chase Headley delivers a game-winning groundout to plate Brendan Ryan. Hitting to 5 infielders, Headley finds Eduardo Núñez who not only boots it...he throws to first! Gives the NY Yankees an 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins in the 10th inning.Never forget. Bases loaded, no outs, winning run on 3rd. Ball hit to Nunez and he throws to first. Cashman wouldn't include him in a trade...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez loses bat, hits umpire in mask (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez accidentally hit home plate umpire Gabe Morales in the mask with his bat after losing his grip on it during the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game in Seattle.Nunez lost the grip of his bat on the follow-through after fouling off a 2-2 pitch, and Morales was very fortunate that his face was protected...
Via Holdout Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Super-utility man Nunez succeeding in many different roles

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Nunez has grown accustomed to playing wherever he's asked and batting in any spot in the lineup. He's just happy to have found a home in Minnesota. The Twins traded for Nunez in early April to bring him over from the New York Yankees. At the time, Nunez said he wasn't sure what his role would be with Minnesota, which already had plenty of infielders. "They...
Via Fox Sports North
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nunez plays hero in fourth game for Twins

Eduardo Nunez's time in a Twins uniform has been brief, so it's not much of a stretch to say Sunday's game against Detroit was his biggest so far with Minnesota. In just his fourth game of the year with the Twins, Nunez delivered the go-ahead base hit in the top of the eighth inning as Minnesota eventually hung on to win 4-3 in the series finale against the Tigers. Thanks in part...
Via Fox Sports North
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins acquire IF Nunez from Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced a trade during Monday's game, as they acquired infielder Eduardo Nunez from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. Nunez, 26, spent parts of the last four seasons with the Yankees but was released by New York last week. In 270 career games in the big leagues, Nunez has batted .267 with 10 home runs, 76 RBI and...
Via Fox Sports North
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Eduardo Nunez out, Yangervis Solarte in?

The New York Yankees have one roster spot left and it has come down to Eduardo Nunez and Yangervis Solarte. Dean Anna, according to multiple reports, was told Friday night that he’d won a spot on the 25-man roster. Nunez and Solarte were told not to pack for Houston just yet.Nunez is the once promising, yet extremely inconsistent right-handed hitter and Solarte is a switch-hitting...
Via Yankees Unscripted
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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